Plugins - Fabrication Tools

PCB-Investigator Plug-Ins

Our Plug-In system makes it possible to supply customized solutions and guarantees an easy integration of the Plug-Ins in your working process.

Take a look at the predeveloped Plug-Ins we provide. They give immediate help for a lot of tasks around the PCB development to save time and increase quality.

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By using the AOI analysis provided by PCB-Investigator, you are able to guarantee the subsequent testability even during the design process and therefore reduce the production costs!

Analyze your designs in 2D and 3D with the help of the Automatic Optical Inspection!

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By using the new Design Rule Check (DRC) of PCB Investigator's Bare Board Analysis, you can easily ensure the manufacturability of your PCB design!

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The main purpose of PCB Assembly Analysis is to ensure fast placement and good solder ability.

We created the advanced Component Analysis Plug-in to find all components causing soldering or placement issues.

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Component Report creates documentation drawings with an overview of all components. It creates a drawing with highlighted components to use in EMS assembly fabrication.

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So far, this plug-In is unique on the CAD/CAM market. It creates an overview of all important parameters of a printed circuit board.

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The DFT Preparation Plugin includes all necessary features to plan and create test programs.

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Use this plug-in for a rough overview of the assembly or to make placement suggestions for your designer.

For that purpose you can edit properties of selected components and change their position on the board.

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Change tracking between Layout Designer and Developer is an important element in the development process and would be unnecessarily time-consuming without professional help.

That is why we created the Graphic Board Compare Plug-in to filter changes made by the other party graphically.

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This Plug-In creates very high resolution bitmap graphics of your PCB data to use them e.g. in your AOI machines as reference.

A variety of settings prior to the export guarantees an output according to your requirements.

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Create a complete net list of your design with the Net List Plug-in. Like this, you don't need the schematic to get a quick overview of the design.

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The Panel Builder Plug-in is the perfect tool to plan and create production panels.

Arrange PCBs on a larger production panel with a few simple steps or automate your processes with our so called nesting algorithm. PCB-Investigator even enables the merging of different PCBs on one panel.

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Using testpoints is a useful way to make sure that electronic connections on the printed circuit board work. Optimize the analysis with our Testpoint Report Plug-in.

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The Tombstone Effect is one of the problems that can occur when soldering. Our Tombstone DFM Analysis Plug-in helps to avoid this issue by providing a detailed analysis of hazard areas.

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